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Architectural Rioja Wine Tour from Bilbao provided by Northern Spain Gastronomy

Architectural Rioja Wine Tour from Bilbao

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A small-group tour promises an intimate way to explore the area The Rioja Region is unique in that it has wineries that produce excellent wines but also boast world-renowned architecture. In this tour you will be able to discover the magnificence of Rioja through a perfect fusion of vineyards, excellent wines and renowned architects. Our knowledge of the area, priority access and driving removes the hassle so you can enjoy every sip of the finest Rioja wines. Whilst we have carefully planned our Rioja private tour, we aim to cater to our clients' needs, and will adjust the itinerary as required. *Please Please be aware that the visits to these wineries are semi-private as the cellars generally experience high-demand
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    Bodegas Marques de Riscal
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 3
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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    Bodegas Ysios
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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Bilbao, Biscay, Spain
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Departure Point
Bilbao, Biscay, Spain
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water
  • Simple (but delicious) three course Riojano lunch with wine
  • Entrance to the wineries and wine tastings
  • Entry/Admission - Bodegas Marques de Riscal
  • Entry/Admission - Bodegas Ysios
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
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All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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peter wrote a review Mar 2020
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In all it was a superb and truly memorable day. Irene was thoroughly professional. Her knowledge, passion and friendly personality were second to none. Her enthusiasm for her culture was enviable and so it should be.
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Date of experience: February 2020
G Mac wrote a review Sep 2019
Toronto, Canada13 contributions9 helpful votes
Normally this private tour is out of our price range. However I love Rioja wines and did not want to skimp on my first visit to the region nor did I want to risk a DUI... Turns out that we hit the jackpot with Irene from Northern Spain Gastronomy. Irene was fluent in English
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Date of experience: September 2019
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By: Northern Spain Gastronomy
One of a kind Rioja experience!
My husband and I visited Spain for 3.5 weeks in October 2019, and our day in Rioja with Northern Spain Gastronomy w
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Wonderful Food Tour
Our tour with Irene was absolutely amazing, we visited many different Pintxo (Tapas) Bars and tasted a lot of beaut
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Pintxos masterclass
Spent our first night in Bilboa visiting pintxos bars, what a waste because what we experienced on the second night
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Look no further, Irene is the tour guide to hire.
My husband scoured the reviews and wineries to find the perfect wine tour for our family. Irene worked with him to
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I wish I could do this every weekend....
Irene is a gem. We booked the tour for 6pm on a Saturday night and had a fantastic time. The food and drink we ha
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Aidan M
Superb Experience! Irene is an exceptional foodie guide!!!
This was not only THE highlight of our stay in Bilbao, it was the highlight of our entire 6-week adventure travelli
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The best way to explore the Basque culture !
If I could give this tour 6 stars, I would. Undoubtedly, a must-do while in northern Spain ! Irene and David went a
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A great evening for the whole family
We visited Bilbao in Summer 2019 and were lucky enough to get an evening learning the local culinary culture with I
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Irene and David are amazing people. Irene is incredibly knowledgeable about the culture and history of the region.
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A ‘must-do’ experience
We didn’t only make fabulous pinxo’s- we made other wonderful Basque food as well. Irene and David’s home is warm
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Unique Basque Experience!
We did a day trip into Basque Country with wine and pintxos tasting. It was amazing!! Irene is so knowledgeable and
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Unforgettable Private Tour: 5-Day Paradores Route
I highly recommend Irene and her company NSG to anyone who is planning a private small group tour. Our 5 days with
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Must do in Bilbao
We were hesitant to book this due to the price but it was totally worth it. Irene knew about the history and cultur
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Highlight of our trip
We arranged a two day trip with Irene. One day to Rioja and one day to Basque Country. After a month on the road in
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Great Tour
This tour was the bomb. We met at the square and leisurely went to 5 places. At each place, we got 2- 3 tapas and
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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